Keystone Management

Daniel Dalton

Daniel Dalton

President and Chief Executive Officer

As the President and Chief Executive Officer of Keystone Clearwater, Dan Dalton manages all aspects of Keystone’s water-transfer support services, water transfer pipeline construction, and other water transfer services. Mr. Dalton has developed extensive experience in hydrogeology, environmental permitting, and various other geotechnical applications through the completion of many high-profile oil & gas and water infrastructure assignments while employed as a geotechnical consultant.

Currently, Mr. Dalton provides direct oversight and management of all water-transfer, pipeline engineering, construction management, and all other water transfer projects and operations for Keystone Clearwater throughout the Appalachian Basin.

Highlights from a sample of projects managed and completed by Mr. Dalton include the following:

  • Turnkey water-transfer services for several multi-national Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Companies operating in the Appalachian Basin.
  • Planning, Design, & Construction of a 9-mile fresh-water pipeline and water transfer system for a Pennsylvania-based Oil & Gas Operator near Williamsport, PA.
  • The permitting, planning, development, and operations of four SRBC-permitted water intake locations in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Dan Dalton lives and works out of Keystone Clearwater’s headquarters located in Hershey, PA. Dan graduated from West Chester University in 2006 with a B.S. in Geology.

Jeffrey Wehler

Jeffrey Wehler

Senior Vice President of Business Performance

Jeff Wehler currently serves as Keystone Clearwater’s Senior Vice President of Business Performance, supporting Keystone’s Water Transfer, and Construction business lines in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Jeff is predominantly focused on business development, strategic growth, and corporate and financial optimization initiatives for the Company. Jeff initially joined Keystone Clearwater during January 2013 as the Director of Business Development, managing all aspects of Keystone’s business development, sales, and marketing functions. Jeff has developed significant experience in managing the planning, design, and development of Keystone’s water transfer projects, including pipeline design, intake development, and water-transfer services.

Prior to joining Keystone, Jeff was a Vice President with M&T Bank’s Commercial Banking Group located in Philadelphia, PA. During his time at M&T, Jeff managed a portfolio of corporate customers and helped develop M&T’s entry into the Greater Philadelphia marketplace. Jeff has developed significant experience in financial analysis and credit underwriting. While at M&T, Jeff represented his clients in financing acquisitions, recapitalizations, and other traditional corporate finance transactions.

Jeff Wehler lives in Sewickley, PA and works out of Keystone Clearwater’s corporate office located in Southpointe, PA. Jeff graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in 2005 with a B.A. in Business Administration.

Andrew Strassner, P.E.

Andrew Strassner, P.E.

VP of Construction and Engineering

Andrew Strassner is the Vice President of Engineering & Construction for Keystone Clearwater Solutions, where he manages water infrastructure design and construction activities.  Prior to joining Keystone Clearwater Solutions, Andrew served as the Water Infrastructure Design & Operations Lead for Noble Energy’s Marcellus Business Unit, where he was accountable for the oversight of the design, construction, and operation of Noble’s water transmission and storage facilities.  Andrew was also responsible for developing SOPs and best practices to manage and optimize water infrastructure and operations, including the implementation of operation and maintenance DRS, MOC, and CMMS processes. 

Prior to joining Noble, Andrew gained valuable consulting experience assisting various clients with water treatment, environmental remediation, stormwater management permitting & design, construction management, evaluating and permitting water supply locations, evaluating and permitting waste disposal options, preparing SPCC and PPC plans, designing storage facilities, managing wetland delineation projects associated with pipelines and drilling pads, and managing water and soil sampling programs. 

Andrew lives in Malvern, PA and works out of Keystone Clearwater’s corporate office located in Hershey, PA.  Andrew graduated from Penn State University in 2003 with a B.S. in Environmental Systems Engineering and a Minor in Watersheds and Water Resources. 

Jay Heckman

Jay Heckman

Vice President of Water Transfer, East

Jay Heckman is the Vice President of Water Transfer, East, responsible for Keystone’s Water Transfer Operations in Northern Pennsylvania. Jay brings to Keystone over 30 years of technical and managerial experience, spending much of his career in a management role for Snap-On Tools, a manufacturer’s representative for the world’s best hand tools and equipment. Later, Mr. Heckman founded Competition Converters, a manufacturer of high performance torque converters or use with automatic transmissions in drag racing and other performance applications.

Jay joined Keystone Clearwater during 2010 taking on the role to manage Keystone’s field operations as a result of his strong background in field management, customer service, and mechanical expertise. Since joining Keystone, Jay has been instrumental in the growth and development of Keystone’s operations providing direct management of many high profile water transfer projects, including long-range permanent pipeline construction, on-pad water-transfer services, and fresh-water intake site development and installation.

Mr. Heckman studied at Lebanon Valley College and Williamsport Area Community College, receiving his Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology. After graduation, Jay served the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as an aircraft mechanic.  Presently, Jay lives with his wife in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

Stephanie Frank

Stephanie Frank

Director of Human Resources

As the Director of Human Resources for Keystone Clearwater Solutions, Stephanie manages all aspects of HR, including: employee relations, training/development, recruitment/retention, employee engagement, compliance, workers’ compensation, benefits, FMLA, as well as other facets of HR.

Stephanie has over 12 years of experience in Human Resources, and has held positions in a variety of industries, including: aerospace and defense, hospitality, and manufacturing.

Stephanie graduated Summa Cum Laude from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Master’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. She also graduated Summa Cum Laude from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management.

Stephanie also holds active PHR and SHRM-CP certifications. Stephanie is a member of the Pittsburgh Human Resources Association and a member of SHRM. Stephanie works out of the Canonsburg office for Keystone Clearwater Solutions.